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Beyond the Rural Urban Divide – Cultivating Solidarity in Tough Times!

By: John E. Peck, executive director of Family Farm Defenders (forthcoming article in the Fall 2020 FFD Newsletter) With a critical election on the near horizon, many media pundits (and online bots) have been busy fanning the flames of the … Continue reading

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U.S. Farmers Call Out U.S. Ambassador for Pushing Agribusiness Agenda and Attacking Agroecology at the United Nations

For Immediate Release October 1, 2020 Contact: Jordan Treakle, 202-543-5675, jordan@nffc.net Ahna Kruzic, 510-927-5379, ahna@panna.org A national alliance of farmers, workers, and fishers says agroecology and the human right to food are needed now more than ever to stop climate … Continue reading

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Why Family Farm Defenders Stands With Today’s Struggle for Racial Justice – and Always Will…

Family Farm Defenders stands in solidarity with our many allies at this historic juncture of the justice struggle in the U.S. and around the world. The police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN and Breonna Taylor in Louisville, KY … Continue reading

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Make a Resilient, Localized Food System Part of the Next Stimulus!

By: Anthony Pahnke, vice president of Family Farm Defenders; and Jim Goodman, board member of Family Farm Defenders Originally published by Common Dreams, 5/23/20 From wasted food to the exploitation of farmworkers, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it painfully clear … Continue reading

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This May Day 2020 Family Farm Defenders Demands Justice Across the Entire Food/Farm System!

For Immediate Release – 4/30/20 Contact: John E. Peck, FFD executive director, 608-345-3918, familyfarmdefenders@yahoo.com Anthony Pahnke, FFD vice president, 612-916- 9148, anthonyrobertpahnke@gmail.com If there has been one hard truth from the global COVID-19 pandemic, it is that we need real … Continue reading

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